Too Much Pollution Where you Live? Olive Oil Might Help
A new study shows that olive oil may protect against the adverse vascular effects of exposure to air pollution particles.
Formidable Fat: The Plant-Based Olive Oil Diet
Brown University researcher Dr. Mary Flynn says her advocacy of a plant-based, olive oil diet was at one time considered outrageous.
A ‘Model Diet’ for Prevention of Alzheimer’s
Adherence to the Mediterranean diet slows cognitive decline, a condition that ultimately leads to Alzheimer’s disease.
Mediterranean Diet Linked to Less Inflammation
Researchers have found that adherence to a Mediterranean diet is associated with lower levels of inflammation markers.
More Evidence Mediterranean Diet Protects from Diabetes
A new meta-analysis shows a Mediterranean diet not only reduces the risk of diabetes, but more so in individuals at high risk for heart disease.
Patent Applicant Claims Olive Polyphenols Help Blood Sugar Control
A New Zealand company is seeking an international patent for an olive leaf extract it says can help prevent or manage insulin sensitivity.
New Heart-Health Push from Carbonell
Deoleo has a new health pitch in Spain with a spot for its Carbonell brand olive oil that highlights cholesterol control.
Mediterranean Diet Lowers Risk of Heart Disease in U.S. Firefighters
Firefighters who followed a modified Mediterranean style diet had cholesterol levels associated with lower risk of heart disease.
Mediterranean Diet May Mitigate Heart Failure Risk Factors
New evidence suggests a Mediterranean diet may improve the markers used to diagnose and provide a prognosis for heart failure.
Mediterranean Diet Effective for Weight Loss, Study Finds
Obese subjects who followed variations of the Mediterranean diet not only lost weight, but were successful in maintaining it as well.
The FDA’s Take on the Benefits of Olive Oil
The qualified health claim states that 2 tablespoons of olive oil every day may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.
Achieve Nutrient Adequacy by Following the Mediterranean Diet
In a recent report, subjects who strictly followed the Mediterranean diet were more likely to meet their nutrient needs.